Classical Memories 6 November: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Boypoet Remembers....

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Dates: 7 May 1840 – 6 November 1893

Nationality: Russian

Title of Piece: Swan Lake: Waltz

Brief Biography: Tchaikovsky was a composer of concertos, symphonies, operas, ballets and chamber music. His life was punctuated by personal crises and depression despite is successful career. Tchaikovsky’s sudden death at 53 has been attributed to cholera but arguments still persist that it was self-inflicted.

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About Jez Farmer

I am a freelance writer and poet and started writing after raising my two boys as a way of discovering just who Jez is. That is still very much an on-going project but the journey so far has introduced me to many wonderful friends and fellow writers through an ever growing love of poetry.
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